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rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

[rāt]
(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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Relationship between erythrocyte sedimentation rate and serum C-reactive protein in rheumatoid arthritis.
By the end of the study, erythrocyte sedimentation rate was slightly lower and tumor necrosis factor-alpha was significantly lower in quercetin-treated subjects, while no significant changes occurred in the placebo group.
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in Penicilliosis with HIV ESR below 50 mm/1st hour 2 50 to 100 mm/1st hour 4 esr abpve 100 mm/1st hour 2 Note: Table made from bar graph.
The mean erythrocyte sedimentation rate was found to be 15[+ or -]9 in the group with normal physical examination and 29[+ or -]28 in the group with enlarged lymph nodes.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) was determined by Westergren's method (Khan and Aslam 2001).
Hematological parameters, including hemoglobin, hematocrit, platelet count, peripheral smear, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, electrolytes, bleeding time, prothrombin, thrombin, and partial thromboplastin time, and coagulation factors are usually within normal limits.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate at diagnosis in culture positive cases of active tuberculosis.
The increased risk for CVD was associated with three markers of systemic inflammation: erythrocyte sedimentation rate above 60 mm/hour on three consecutive measurements, the presence of RA vasculitis, and the presence of RA lung disease (Arthritis Rheum.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) during the first hour is a simple and low cost exam.
Data were collected from a structured patient history, and examinations included swollen and tender joint counts, measurement of C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and patient-reported health status.
SHML is a rare self-limited pseudolymphomatous disorder of unknown etiology usually presenting with cervical lymphadenopathy, fever, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and hematologic abnormalities.

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